Articles Tagged 'Best of Doctor Who 50th Anniversary'

Best of ‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary Poll: Why The Show Endures

So far in our mammoth Doctor Who anniversary poll, we’ve asked our jury to name their favorite monsters/villains, stories/episodes, companions, and finally Doctors. And if you click through and read the individual ballots, you can also see the answers to a few other, smaller questions such as favorite Doctor costumes, TARDIS console rooms, and so on. […]

Best of ‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary Poll: Top 5 Doctors

When you start a conversation with somebody new about Doctor Who, there are two questions that will always come first. The first one is “Do you like Doctor Who?” If the given answer is negative, then of course you go away and talk to somebody else. But if they answer yes, then the next question can only […]

Best of ‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary Poll: 10 Favorite Companions

It’s been a truism of Doctor Who ever since it began that the audience identification figure isn’t the Doctor himself, but the companions who travel with him in the TARDIS. After all, there’s only one Doctor—but the companions offer us the chance to dream that one day, we might be the lucky soul judged brave and […]

Best of ‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary Poll: 10 Greatest Stories

At the time of writing, there are an incredible 738 individual episodes of Doctor Who, making up a total 239 different stories. Unsurprisingly, then, over the last five decades the fandom as a whole has tended to find it difficult to pin down exactly which is the undisputed “best episode.” The show means so many different […]

Best of ‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary Poll: 11 Greatest Monsters & Villains

Where would Doctor Who have been without the monsters? Co-creator Sydney Newman may have adamantly declared that his new show was going to steer clear of including the old sci-fi trope of “bug-eyed monsters”, but it’s very likely that if the second serial hadn’t introduced a certain race of metallic tin-pot conquerors known as the Daleks, […]

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Best of ‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary Poll

Eleven Doctors, more than 30 companions, infinite miles traveled — there’s a lot of space and time to cover when it comes to 50 years of Doctor Who. The British sci-fi institution has influenced other franchises, spawned a gazillion tributes and spoofs, and launched a mighty, devoted fanbase. How do you dare to create definitive […]